This June, five UNC students will have the chance to be crowned. Sophomores Dominique Alston, Maddisson Sheppard, Summer Hennings, Ciara Ellis and senior Bindhu Pamarthi will be competing in this year’s Miss North Carolina pageant.
With in-state tuition set in stone, student government will have a chance to examine another area in which it has some influence: student fees. The UNC-system Board of Governors passed a two-year tuition plan this year that sets increases for the 2012-2013 academic year. If approved by the N.C. General Assembly, campuses would not be able to change the rate of the fee increase, but would be able to reallocate the money.
Decades ago, a fire was burning on the The Daily Tar Heel’s newsroom floor in the middle of a contentious editor election season.
A module educating students about integrity and the honor system might be mandatory for incoming students as early as the fall of 2013.
UNC will acquire more Persian books, journals, magazines and films during the next few years thanks to a $25,000 endowment.
Connie Rice knows a thing or two about breaking barriers, and not just because her cousin is former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Marketing officials in the athletics department have ramped up their emphasis on social media, in an effort to increase athletics’ exposure among students.
Senior Will Thomason gained notoriety on campus in the fall for his dismissal from the Christian a cappella group Psalm 100 for his beliefs on homosexuality.
Posters encouraging the use of personal protective equipment will soon be in all laboratories on UNC’s campus, said Mary Beth Koza, director of the Department of Environment, Health and Safety.
After being recognized internationally for its recycling practices, students and administrators at the University believe there is still room for improvement.
The sting from UNC’s loss to Kansas last night extends beyond fan heartbreak, and local businesses are feeling the pain financially. John Gorsuch, director of Student Stores, said in April 2009, the last time the men’s basketball team won the National Championship, Student Stores made $770,000 more than typical April sales, which normally run around $300,000. But Gorsuch doesn’t see this as a loss. “Whichever university wins gains a rare opportunity,” he said.